20 Crops That Keep and How to Store Them

October 5, 2015 at 10:14 am Leave a comment

Spare Dresser Crop StorageIn early winter when our stores are full, I feel like I’m living in a well-stocked organic grocery store.

We bring many years of experience to this quest, and we’re still learning. Measured by weight, stored garden crops make up more than half of our overall harvest, with every onion and potato just about as fresh as it was the day it came from the garden. Our mix of storage vegetables and fruits varies from year to year and we’ve learned that putting by storage crops is something anyone can do — even if your produce comes from the farmers market.

Garden writer Barbara Pleasant provides detailed instructions for food storage, including curing and storing onions, potatoes, leeks, cabbage, apples, squash and other produce that will last all winter.

Read 20 Crops That Keep and How to Store Them by Barbara Pleasant at Mother Earth News.

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Entry filed under: Food, Gardens, How-To, Resilience.

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